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Find Out How Much Local Councillors Are Paid


5:58am 29th August 2012

Today (Wednesday 29th August 2012) the TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) can reveal for the first time the massive difference in basic allowances paid to councillors in local authorities around the UK. 

As part of this campaign, it's launcheda new online tool which allows people to search our comprehensive database to see for themselves how much money their local politicians are each given per year in basic allowances.

The TPA collated the information for every local authority in the UK for both 2010-11 and 2011-12 so that the public can see what their locally elected representatives are paid for the role, which many have viewed historically as a voluntary position.

To see how council's in Yorkshire have faired-up click on the following link: http://www.taxpayersalliance.com/allowances.pdf


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